Chapter 1: Ulysses Simpson Grant William Conant Church Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel, United States ike in personal characteristics as was Ulysses Simpson Grant, and so singularly free from the ambitn's entire army of 30,000 men, was obtained by Grant with a casualty list of only 9362, including aulders and lowering brow in this photograph of Grant, taken in December, 1862, tell the story of thmbition and self-glorification.
This explains Grant, as it explains Lincoln and Washington.
Samuse of the U. S., Uncle Sam, in his name; Sam Grant, as one of those same colleagues once said, waness and intrigue.
It was characteristic of Grant's mental processes that he always thought on sion until the necessity for decision arose.
Grant recognized earlier than others the fact that, for the high-spirited and independent
Grant in 1863.
on this page are three photographss are stern, and the expressions intense.
Grant in 1863—showing Grant in repose
the Civil War. The highest rank attained, whether full or by brevet, only is given, in order to avoid duplications.
It is, of course, understood that in most cases the actual rank next below that conferred by brevet was held either in the United States Army or the Volunteers.
In some cases for distinguished gallantry or marked efficiency brevet rank higher than the next grade above was given.
The date is that of the appointment.
Lieutenant-General, United States army (full rank)
Grant, Ulysses S., Mar. 2, 1864.
Lieutenant-General, United States army (by Brevet)
Scott, Winfield, Mar. 29, 1847.
Major-generals, United States army (full rank)
Fremont, J. C., May 14, 1861.
Halleck, H. W., Aug. 19, 1861.
Hancock, Winfield, July 26, 1866.
McClellan, G. B., May 14, 1861.
Meade, G. G., Aug. 18, 1864.
Sheridan, P. H., Nov. 8, 1864.
Sherman, Wm. T., Aug. 12, 1864.
Thomas, Geo. H., Dec. 15, 1864.
Wool, John E., May 16, 1862.
Major-generals, United States army (by Brev